Eilit Marom (part 2)

Eilit Marom is a dancer, choreographer and teacher.

we cover:

  • to come see – show
  • the body – how to be with it
  • learning how to be in the world, how to operate the system
  • “this is how i can do it in my own way even while they think i did it in my way”
  • when art is a mystery it becomes exclusive
  • “I give people the chance to connect to their bodies and connect to other peoples bodies” – EM
  • european art world english
  • not making a plan but know the core of the thing and follow that
  • “people think they are having the same conversation but they are not” EM
  • leaving space
  • institutions – “if we only pour ourselves into the structures that are already there…” we can become the structure
  • the people in power need us to tell them what we need
  • “change it if it’s not what we need” – EM
  • art being behind the times
  • how we work
  • adam and eve costumes

 

 

 

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Eilit Marom (part 1)

“if i get a bit longer eye contact, it’s such a powerful tool, it changes the dynamic of the room” – EM

Eilit Marom is a dancer, choreographer and teacher.

we cover:

  • people who cannot hide
  • experimenting with social norms
  • ones moving affecting the people one is talking to
  • sharing vulnerability to get connected
  • abuse to power of the stage
  • liquids of the body
  • performances being good in the same way
  • a tendency to get either depressed or anxious
  • living in israel vs netherlands
  • knowing what you don’t want but not knowing what you do want
  • strategy
  • fascination starts when you notice
  • thomas metzinger
  • “i guess it’s like choreography but more powerful” EM

 

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Neridah Ross

“being a producer, the two most important things are feeding people and telling them what time it is” – Neridah Ross

“stuff leads to stuff” – Nerida Ross

 

Neridah Ross gets excited about things and making them happen. She also dances excellently at events like after pARTY (co-founded with Anna Kirk) and spreads the good word for FBi Culture guide.

we cover:

  • knowing your capacity
  • not faffing
  • valuing peoples time
  • “doing things with other people is way more fun”
  • Lewis McKirdy (of JJJ) todo list tattoo
  • games theory = giving scaffold
  • top down resources meeting the grass roots resources
  • a systemic lack of trust
  • science funding
  • no strings attached money = experimentation
  • doing is like walking – steps to take
  • competence to fuel confidence
  • “giving yourself the permission to work” – matt cornell
  • “knowing what to be stressed about” – Neridah Ross
  • attending to the sick and attending to the well
  • “i want nice people to win in this game” – Neridah Ross
  • stability vs creativity
  • “dance more, be content with where you are” – Neridah Ross

 

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Cobie Orger

Cobie Orger is a dance & video artist merging her diverse skills to produce a range of video and performance work for corporate, education and artistic purposes.

 

we cover:

  • turning music into dancing
  • the choreographic and compositional process – mutual influencing
  • the loss of newness
  • keeping interested
  • the point of diminishing returns
  • surfing and learning the drums
  • chasing tail vs following nose
  • the utility of dogmas in rigorous process
  • “I rely on being interested” – Matt Cornell
  • “the journey is the way and the outcome”
  • partnering with the unknowns

 

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callum mooney

Callum Mooney is dancing and making around Sydney and beyond. We talk about his current projects:

 

  • creating from a visual aesthetic
  • being an asset to each other
  • we are sound
  • naturally recorded sounds
  • structured improvisation from senses
  • objects vs humans
  • growth
  • super powers

 

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Taree Sansbury

Taree Sansbury is a freelance artist and NAISDA Dance College graduate. Taree is a proud Kaurna, Narungga and Ngarrindjeri woman from South Australia.

 

we talk about:

  • new work for next wave
  • dance theatre
  • weaving
  • family connection
  • environment/connection to landscape
  • planting ideas
  • indigenising vs colonizing
  • footwork technique
  • cultural protocol
  • what’s the life of a thing after i’m done with it?
  • ribbon farm blog
  • individuality as a dis-empowering force
  • feeling vs rationality
  • nationalism and climate change denialism
  • regions vs nations
  • living with an indigenous framework
  • guns germs and steel
  • another future needs to be imagined

 

 

 

other links about Taree:

Emma Harrison

Emma Harrison is a dancer and maker of many things.
We cover:
  • her upcoming choreographic lab focused on the need for purpose
  • bacteria vs genetics
  • the purpose of ones art on themselves and on others
  • the importance of witnesses
  • “equality doesn’t mean indifference” MC
  • the ottolisk
  • full dancing capacity of the performer while retaining the power of empathy of the subject
  • making film
  • logistically accessible vs conceptually or aesthetically accessible
  • grotesque according to the performer vs grotesque according to the viewer
mentioned:
  • stamping ground dance festival
  • colours of the wind – song
  • marooned in realtime – book
  • unfunded excellence